bind-9.10.0-P2 memory leak?

Cathy Almond cathya at
Mon Sep 15 12:22:00 UTC 2014

> Heh thanks, yeah...initially I was erring on the side of caution and using
> 9.9.x because it's served us well (~20k recursive clients without any
> significant problems).  Meanwhile we've been keeping a close eye on
> community comments, and to be honest opinions wax and wane.  Just as I
> think it's stabilized, someone else complains.  I suppose sticking to
> 9.9.x a bit longer is wise.
> That said, based on the 9.10.1 fixes, we will run it through our own perf
> tests for comparison.  Upgrades are automated and easy, but I'd obviously
> like to go live with the latest version unless there is a strong technical
> reason otherwise.

FYI, 9.9 is the current Extended Support Version (ESV).  If you're
looking for a version of BIND with a long period of maintenance, there
will be ongoing 9.9.x, 9.9.x+1 etc. releases and interim patches if needed.

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